New York Yankees Official Program and Score Card, 1956


This New York Yankee's program was acquired for a game against the Boston Red Sox, held at Yankee Stadium on August 15, 1956. The Yankees won the game 6-4, and would go on to finishing the season 97-57, first in the American League. In the World Series they defeated cross-town rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers, four games to three. It was the Yankees 17th championship.

Managed by Casey Stengel, the 1956 Yankees were led by American League Most Valuable Player Mickey Mantle, who hit .353 with 52 home runs and 130 runs batted in. Other notable players included catcher Yogi Berra, first baseman Bill "Moose" Skowron, outfielder Hank Bauer, and pitchers White Ford, Johnny Kucks, and Don Larsen.

Date Made: 1956

Thru Person: Rinsland, GeorgePublisher: Stevens, HarryAssociated Institution: New York YankeesBoston Red SoxMaker: Stevens, Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Baseball


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.310547.092BAccession Number: 310547Catalog Number: 310547.092B

Object Name: Score Card and Programprogram, baseball

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in x 6 in; 25.4 cm x 15.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_1064409

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